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Bursledon Windmill by Andy

Hampshire’s only working Windmill originally built in 1813.

For years I have seen this Windmill from the M27 Motor-way and always wanted to photograph it. This Windmill built in 1813 replaced an even earlier tower mill built in 1766 and was restored by the Hampshire Buildings Preservation Trust between 1976 and 1919. It is open to the public every Sunday and bank holiday Monday. And helpful staff will be pushing the sails if there is no wind.

You can view the machinery from below and above with its five storeys high tower.
This also includes a short film about the mill showing it working a summer’s day.
So far I have only taken a picture from the outside, as I just wanted a front picture to try and create an animation of the sails turning.
This Windmill is so interesting I am going to return for some more pictures on a sunny day, there is also a pond on the other side. Andy Newman Images©

Created from one picture in Photoshop/ Image Ready Pc and Mac. Picture taken on the 12/09/10